Tulip Siddiq (Labour) spent £42,751; Simon Marcus (Conservative) £41,115, Maajid Nawaz (Liberal Democrat) £16,926. The Green campaign was costed at around £6,000, with nearly all the spending in the “short” campaign.
Socialism makes war upon a system, not upon a class
Just had a proper look at the result here for the first time. The Lib Dem collapse is quite spectacular - I thought that their still reasonable campaign infrastructure in the Hampstead/West Hampstead areas would give them a higher floor than that.
Also notable for the second successive surge in Tory share. I thought they had maxed out in 2010 but clearly not.
"I enjoyed Nick Clegg losing his seat and it also proved how clueless all these political journalists are. The barmaid knows more about politics then they do, they’re all f***ing bluffers."